A little Pride sprinkled in

WNBA team news:

The Lynx were standing for justice four years ago.

What this season might look like for Minnesota.

WNBA player news:

Natasha Cloud got a shoe deal with Converse, for both her play and her activism.

She is an out face for the shoe brand.

Cloud and Toliver spent Saturday protesting racial injustice.

Layshia Clarendon shares her coming out story.

Watch for breakout performances this season from Kelsey Mitchell, Teaira McCowan and the Indiana Fever.

Bella Alarie is benefiting from home court advantage in training for the WNBA.

Christyn Williams’ simple message about Black Lives Matter went viral.

Maya Moore talks George Floyd, protesting police and Drew Bees.

International news:

Senegal’s Fatou Babou Diagne is out to show girls how to balance school and basketball.

Evelyn Akhator says Nigeria can now be a top 10 basketball nation.

College conference news:

The Big East has formed a COVID-19 task force.

College player news:

Binghamton has added Arizona transfer Birna Benonysdottir.

Former Georgia Tech guard Mo Bennett is pursuing her dream in law enforcement.

College coach news:

Cal coach Charmin Smith is willing to be bold and uncomfortable to fight systemic racism.

Dawn Staley has a penciled schedule leading up to the Olympics.

Becky Burke has been named South Carolina Upstate’s new head coach.

South Carolina associate head coach Lisa Boyer paved the way for women coaching in the NBA.

Blair Estarfaa has been promoted to assistant coach at Buffalo.

Durmon Jennings is a new assistant coach at North Texas.